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The Kansas Association of Biology Teachers are a group of current and former educators interested in advancing the practice of science teaching within and beyond the borders of the state of Kansas. Through fellowship amongst members, the sharing of information, and the free interchange of ideas, our objective is to foster passion and appreciation for the life sciences.
Environmental Education Workshop at Baker Wetlands
Anyone else ready to start thinking about getting students outside to explore their local environment with all this nice weather? Need an excuse to get out to the amazing new Baker Wetlands Discovery Center? This workshop might be for you! […]
KABT Spring Field Trip 2015 photos
Here is the Flickr album from the field trip to Chautauqua County, Kansas. Thanks for a great trip! https://www.flickr.com/gp/97330702@N08/h7Vn63
In My Classroom #13 – Curators of Natural History
Welcome to the KABT blog segment, “In My Classroom”. This is a segment that will post about every two weeks from a different member. In 250 words or less, share one thing that you are currently doing in your classroom. […]
Review of Evolution (North Star Games, 2014)
A few weeks back, I posted an article from Nature to the KABT Facebook page reviewing three board games that attempt to model the process of evolution. Brad Williamson was kind enough to make a donation of Nature’s top pick, creatively titled “Evolution”, […]
Notes from NABT 2015
Writing from a hotel room in beautiful Rhode Island, I am here to bring you two things: Here is a Google Doc with collaborative notes from this year’s NABT conference. A couple notes about it: While some of my notes […]
In My Classroom #12: Endosymbiotic Story Books
I can’t get away with not following the rules *cough cough Ising cough* so I’m going to keep it fairly brief (and simple)! My biology class was working on an extremely challenging photosynthesis and cellular respiration test, and when they finish […]